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Old 10-27-2019, 04:54 PM
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snow tires- big difference ?

I have a 99 328i convertible - would installing new snow tires ( all 4 ) make a big difference in winter driving conditions ???
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Yes. It will make it better at handling normal road snow than 90% of the car people say they bought for the snow. I run snow tires on both my e36 and Miata and they work so much better than all season tires. The only time my e36 gets stuck in the snow is when the snow is over the body line. On the normal layer of snow you get on a road they stop and turn so much better than all season tires. Remember all cars have 4 wheel stopping and 2 wheel turning which are the most import things in not crashing in the snow. I recommend dedicated snow and summer tires for any car that will see snow over the winter as they give you the best grip all year long.
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I recommend dedicated snow and summer tires for any car that will see snow over the winter as they give you the best grip all year long.
100% agree

My e36 RWD w/Michelin Xice3's handles better in snow than my wife's minivan FWD with new all-seasons.
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Yes, dedicated snow tires make an immense difference.
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